Head Of Programmes Jobs in London
We are National Energy Action (NEA) – and our vision is to end fuel poverty; our work to improve and promote energy efficiency brings social, environmental, housing and employment benefits. We believe everyone should be able to afford to keep their homes warm and safe, however, low incomes, high energy bills and poor energy efficiency currently deny this to millions of households across the UK. Never has this been more important than today.
NEA’s teams are friendly, knowledgeable and are dedicated to what we do. We are proud of our expertise and proud of the service we deliver to our clients.
We offer colleagues a friendly, rewarding workplace and the chance to build a worthwhile career with a not-for-profit organisation that is proud to make a genuine difference to people’s lives each and every day.
Given unprecedented demand for our services and increasing opportunities for NEA to continue to lead the development of national qualifications which improve the standards of practical work and the quality of energy advice services for low income and vulnerable householders, we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and proactive individual to join us in the position of Training Programme Delivery Manager to work on a full-time basis, 37 hours per week. This is a fixed term contract for 2 years.
The role is based in NEA’s Development and Partnerships Directorate and will report into the Head of Training and Assessment. The Training Programme Delivery Manager will confidently lead on the successful planning, running and completion of NEA training projects.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external NEA stakeholders; supporting and assisting on the roll out of new training products designed to reach current and future audiences and sectors and ensuring that training projects produce the necessary outputs while meeting deadline budgets.
As Training Programme Delivery Manager, you will contribute to the marketing and assist in the promotion of NEA’s training and assessment services, supporting the development and delivery of NEA’s training and assessment strategic partnership plan.
You will be an excellent communicator, both written and verbal, and you will have the ability to maintain strong reporting systems, including analysis of live prospects, programme outputs and progress, producing varying reports for the Head of NEA Training and Assessment.
You will be highly engaging and will work with senior colleagues to develop and embed new and existing NEA external training delivery partnerships enabling continued partnership growth.
This post provides an exciting and rewarding opportunity to drive the development and implementation of NEA training and Assessment projects through successful collaboration, project management and positive engagement of potential partners.
What you will need to succeed
The right candidate will be highly motivated with the ability to work collaboratively and alone in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
You will have a proven history in project management, possessing the ability to develop and manage work programmes in response to analysis of need and to prepare and manage project budgets and produce high quality written and numeric reports.
As an excellent communicator you will be skilled in the engagement of commercial and voluntary sectors in relation to skills and qualifications and the engaging and influencing of new and existing external delivery partners with demonstrable experience in building and maintaining partnerships.
The successful candidate will be a confident and experienced public speaker and you will be proactive in the promotion of the Training and Assessment team as well as the wider organisation and its credibility at the highest level. Your ability to promote NEA’s training programmes will be embedded in a commitment to the aims and objectives of the organisation which you will be able to demonstrate.
You will be able to evidence good written skills and reasonable numeracy, especially in the context of submitting and presenting reports to Government departments and other funding bodies or sponsors.
We are offering
£38,006 - £42,169 per annum (scale Points 29-33) plus London weighting of £3,300 if applicable
11½% non-contributory pension
25 days annual leave (FTE) plus additional days in between Christmas New Year Period when our offices close; plus all local public holidays (within the region you are based) per annum
Flexible working arrangements including the opportunity for Hybrid working
Enhanced family friendly payments
Employee Assistance Programme.
The closing date for all applications is 12:00 noon Monday 08 January 2024. We anticipate interviewing the week commencing Monday 22 January 2024.
Please note CVs will not be accepted as part of the application process. No recruitment agency or advertising enquiries, please.
NEA aims to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all people with the necessary skills and experience for the post. Charity Registration No. 290511. Company Registration No: 01853927
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About the role
The Royal Institution (Ri) is an independent charity which has been connecting people with science for over 200 years. Founded in 1799 through the wonderful generosity of 58 patrons, to this day we remain based in our original, magnificent, Georgian home in central London. Thanks to the support of those early philanthropists, the Ri has inspired generations of scientists over the years whose discoveries have helped shape our modern world.
The Ri has a clear vision that ‘Science is for Everyone’ and it is our belief that everyone should have equitable access to science. Through our packed event programme available in person or online, our UK schools outreach and social impact initiatives, and our global digital reach including 1.4m YouTube subscribers we achieve our mission by connecting people with scientists to explore science together.
With a new 5-year strategy in place, the Ri is looking for an experienced and passionate fundraiser to lead a team to deliver growth across all areas of fundraising to scale our charitable impact and reach new audiences. This is a critical role in developing and executing our fundraising strategy, and driving the charity’s financial sustainability.
Leading and working alongside a team of four fundraisers; you will identify and deliver funding sources; including but not limited to major donors, patrons, individual giving, grants, and corporate partnerships. You will deliver exceptional supporter relationship management and by using your entrepreneurial style will realise new funding opportunities.
Are you hungry for growth and success and have a sales orientated approach to securing new funding?
Do you have:
Significant demonstrable experience of fundraising growth and success?
Experience of creating a fundraising strategy and action plan across all main funding sources?
Experience of Ultra/High Net Worth Individual (UHNWI) and Major Donor relationship management?
Exceptional communication and people skills with experience of networking, building relationshipsand influencing senior stakeholders ?
Experience of people management, financial management and business planning?
Please review the full job description and person specification (download below), and send your CV and a supporting statement (no more than 800 words explaining why you are interested in the role and how you meet the criteria set out in the person spec) by 9.00am on Thursday 4 January 2023.
We plan to hold interviews 11 January 2024 but may interview as applications come in.
Please note that the Ri will be closed from 25 December 2023 to 1 January 2024. Any applications submitted during this timeframe will be assessed in the New Year.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for a dynamic communications and marketing professional with experience of engaging international audiences to take up a brand-new role supporting our international entrepreneurship programmes to reach and celebrate outstanding tech entrepreneurs all over the world.
Are you passionate about technology and innovation? Do you have experience engaging with international audiences? Could you apply communications and marketing skills to help reach engineering and technology entrepreneurs in emerging economies around the world and showcase how they are turning their innovations into impactful, sustainable businesses? This role could be for you.
We are looking for a talented communications and marketing professional with an interest in tech and experience working with international audiences to support our international entrepreneurship team. A communications and marketing generalist, you will use excellent skills in copywriting, content production, digital marketing and evaluation to increase understanding and awareness of our international entrepreneurship programmes and connect them with new audiences.
You will have a keen eye for a story, a drive to make a difference, and a flexible and collaborative approach that adapts to the needs of a range of colleagues and to a fast-paced environment. Inquisitive and energetic, you will enjoy getting under the skin of how innovators all over the world are making a difference, working with media relations and digital communications specialists to tell compelling stories about our innovators to a range of audiences.
Your work in this role will enable innovators all over the world to bring their ideas to life with the support of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Who are we?
Engineering matters. It shapes our everyday lives, from our ability to turn the lights on, have a hot shower and commute into work to the mobile phones we rely on to keep connected. It also plays a vital role in addressing some of the biggest challenges facing society today, from climate change to global health pandemics and cyber threats.
The Royal Academy of Engineering is a charity that harnesses the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone. In collaboration with our Fellows and partners, we’re growing talent and developing skills for the future, driving innovation, building global partnerships, influencing policy and engaging the public. Together, we’re working to tackle the greatest challenges of our age.
With a diverse workforce and an inclusive and supportive culture, we look to attract candidates from wide and different backgrounds who have a passion for the role engineering plays in society. Our aim is to make the Academy the best place to work for the staff we have and those we seek to attract.
Why work for the Royal Academy of Engineering?
We’re looking for people who are driven to make the world a better place. If you’re passionate about what you do and want to work collaboratively with talented colleagues to make change happen now and for future generations, we want you to get in touch.
This is the perfect time to join us. We have a dynamic, visionary CEO, a strong leadership team and an ambitious and exciting strategy. The value we bring as experts in our field and change agents is highly recognised and makes the Academy a motivating place to be. Our work today builds on a long, proud history with a focused and ambitious future, which we’d love you to be part of.
We are looking for talented people who want to make a difference to join our team – is this you?
The Academy offers a fantastic package of additional benefits, including:
- BUPA cash plan
- Private medical insurance
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
- Independent financial advice
- Non-contributory pension scheme with 10% employer contribution
- Life assurance, 4x annual salary
- Health and wellbeing programmes
- Generous holiday allowance
- Wellbeing days and office-wide Christmas leave
- Significant investment into your personal and professional development
- Regular social activities
- Subsidised restaurant
Our light, spacious head office is based in a fantastic location in central London with views over St James’s Park and close to the West End. We operate hybrid, flexible working practices with a baseline for office-based working of a mandatory weekly team day plus further days each week as required for the role and the Academy.
How to apply/Interview process
To find out more and to apply, please visit our website. As part of your application, you will be asked to upload a CV and a supporting statement explaining your interest in this role and how you fit the experience, knowledge, and skills profile.
Closing date: 17 December 2023.
Interview date: From 20 December 2023.
The Academy is committed to making reasonable adjustments to remove barriers that hinder applicants from applying or staff from working effectively and comfortably.
The Head of Programmes (HoP) has oversight of, and provides quality assurance to, THET’s centrally managed programmes, as well as coordinating UK inputs to the delivery of country- led projects. They will ensure all programmes are delivered to a high standard, on time and on budget. They are also responsible for managing the programmes team as a whole, ensuring a supportive, learning environment is in place. This role furthermore represents THET to external audiences and positions the charity in relation to any new business opportunities.
What is expected of you in the first six months?
- Review and build on mechanisms for providing quality assurance and oversight toTHET’s centrally-managed programmes
- Take on responsibility for delivering one of THET’s centrally-managed programmes by leading regular project meetings, building relationships with donors and external stakeholders, and coordinating the submission of a quarterly report.
- Take forward actions from the recently held team away day, around inculcating a learning & development environment, spotlighting programme impact, and setting up an internal partnership support working group.
- Familiarise yourself with your line managers’ ways of working and support them through the annual appraisal process.
Overall responsibility for the management of the full portfolio of THET’s centrally-managed programmes, ensuring programmes are on track and to budget, and complying with internal procedures and donor regulations.
Where applicable, contribute directly to the project management of a particular programme.
Ensure programmes are managed within agreed standards and risks are identified,mitigated and escalated as appropriate.
Regularly review progress against the agreed priorities with the programme managers.
Ensure relevant programme monitoring and management visits are undertaken as
appropriate and to the agreed standards.
Liaise with other THET teams to identify areas for more effective collaboration.
Support the review and updating of quality grant management systems, processes and tools to guide the delivery of quality grants management programmes.
Support the roll-out and review of THET’s quality programme standards.
Health Partnership Capacity Development
Oversee the guidance and support provided to Health Partnerships.
Contribute towards the development and delivery of health partnership capacity development initiatives, including resources and events.
Narrative reporting and external communications
Quality assure the preparation of narrative reports to donors.
Serve as the main focal point for communications to private and institutional donors as appropriate.
Maintain communications with external partners, building relationships with strategic THET partners.
Prepare reports for the Board and Programmes Quality Committee on a quarterly basis.
Maintain overall budget authority for the centrally managed multi-country programmes ensuring funds are managed effectively in line with donor requirements and conditions.
Maintain an overview of grants management and monitoring, and ensure that appropriate
controls and decisions are made regarding responsible release of funds to grantees.
Authorise weekly grant payments.
Maintain a clear record of the funding for the programmes team and ensure adequate
funds are available for ongoing staffing commitments.
Strategy and programme development
Lead on the development of a centrally managed programme strategy.
With the Research, Evidence and Learning team, incorporate lessons learned across the
Provide operational leadership to the charity in the development of THET’s programme and grants management services, and lead the design of future progammes.
Lead and manage the programmes team, create a supportive environment and provide leadership around expected standards of professionalism and quality of output.
Support the team in the delivery of programme activities, coordinate regular meetings and 1-to-1s, assist in problem solving, act as a sounding board for ideas and seek to optimise each team member’s personal development.
Undertake required HR processes following all appropriate THET policies and procedures.
Provide support to the Director of Programmes and others as necessary and relevant.
Represent THET externally at global health events.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) on their search for a digital ICT programmes lead to spearhead the core of the CTO’s technical support to its current and potential membership. This role is offered at their London office, 5 days a week.
The CTO will be able to consider supporting sponsorship and or visa for the right candidate if they are a national from one of the CTO's 33 member states.
The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation is the oldest and largest Commonwealth membership organisation in the field of information and communication technologies. Today, the CTO plays an integral role in providing 21st century thinking, knowledge, understanding and leadership to its members, helping them to shape their digital futures. They are fully involved in the development and use of digital ICT for social and economic development and are at the forefront of the ICT revolution in order to deliver significant benefits to its members.
Reporting to the Secretary General, this is a pivotal post responsible for ensuring that the CTO delivers ICT-related services that empower and support members in effectively adopting digital technologies. It provides them with technologically driven opportunities to digitally transform their operations in support of their citizens. As post holder you will lead the development, implementation and continuous review of all ICT-related strategic and operational plans, driven by membership needs and focused on achieving strategic targets. You will develop, implement, and sustain a CTO ICT/Technology eco-system that encourages shared learning, creating a supportive environment for the resolution of ICT issues across the CTO network. As a digital ICT programmes lead you will leverage the influence and reach of the CTO to build valuable relationships with the international ICT/Technology community.
Given the rapid progression of the 4th Industrial revolution and the changing geopolitical environment, we will require an individual who is knowledgeable in 21st century ICT and their application to overcoming national developmental challenges. We are looking for a strategic leader with significant experience within an ICT environment, in ICT adoption and digital transformation. Ideally you will have a grasp of technology and impact measurement within a developmental context, as well as solid experience at the senior management level. The digital ICT programmes lead needs to have specialised knowledge in policy and procedure development and a proven track record of successfully leading the achievement of KPIs in challenging environments.
As a specialist Recruitment Practice, we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.
In order to apply, please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a phone call to brief you on the role.
Location: Remote with 1 day per week in London
We are delighted to be working in partnership with Kids Matter to secure their new Head of Operations.
This winter, the harsh reality is that 7.2 million low-income households are facing unimaginable challenges—deprived of essentials like food, toiletries, clothes, and basic hygiene. A staggering 1 in 3 children in the UK are trapped in the clutches of poverty.
In the heart of this crisis, Kids Matter is standing tall as a beacon of hope. Kids Matter understands that the key to breaking the cycle of poverty is to strengthen the bond between children and their most important caregivers—their parents. Kids Matter achieves this by partnering with local churches and their community networks across the UK to run evidence-informed programmes in communities and prisons. Having seen real change in hundreds of families, Kids Matter are determined to scale their impact and reach thousands more.
This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring and influential individual to join the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) as Head of Operations. Could you join the leadership team and help Kids Matter develop and implement their ambitious 3-year strategic objectives?
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:
· A successful track record at senior leadership level
· Experience in operational delivery in central operation functions
· Experience of financial planning, managing budgets and producing financial reports for senior stakeholders
· Experience of managing HR issues and a working knowledge of HR best practice and legislation
· Excellent relational skills, able to lead, enthuse and inspire a team
This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and empathetic Christian with the energy and determination to create a remarkable impact on child wellbeing and future outcomes. Collaborating with an exceptional team fully committed to the cause and eager to make a meaningful difference.
For more information, please contact Nick Thomas, Recruitment Consultant, Charisma Charity Recruitment. Your application should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion*, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
*In accordance with the equality act 2010 it is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder is a practicing Christian.
Applications should please be submitted through the Charisma website, to include your CV and supporting statement. Please see candidate pack for full details.
Closing date for applications: 7 January 2024
Charisma vetting interviews must be completed by 10 January 2024 prior to shortlisting on the 12 January 2023.
First interview: w/c 15 January 2024
Second interview: w/c 22 January 2024
A note from Charisma
Don’t feel like you meet all of the requirements? We’d still love to chat, we’re a people first recruitment partner. We specialise in charity recruitment with over 21 years working as a consultancy that supports inspiring professionals to find the perfect roles in transformational organisations.
If you have transferable skills and suitable experience, then please don’t feel put off from applying for the role or giving us a call.
About the opportunity
Critical to our mission, we are now looking to recruit a Programme Coordinator to oversee a caseload of partner schools in London. You will work closely with the schools and pupils and manage the pool of volunteer tutors by regularly attending weekly tutoring sessions, as well as overseeing the quality of face to face and online tutoring, always working to deliver a great impact. As the London Programme Coordinator, you will also support the recruitment of volunteer tutors, manage the tutor sign up process, deliver training for tutors, develop relationships with schools including their Senior Leadership Team and subject teachers, collect data for monitoring and evaluation purposes, and work with other internal teams on business development opportunities.
Closing date: Monday, 1st January 2024
Interviews: Friday, 5th January 2024
Start date: Ideally February 2024
Duties and responsibilities
• Responsible for the delivery of Action Tutoring’s tutoring programmes in partner schools, whether online or face to face. This includes working closely to manage all key stakeholders: schools, pupils and volunteer tutors; regularly attending weekly face to face and online tutoring sessions; leading on reviewing and improving programme delivery, using data to reliably assess programme performance.
• Support the Action Tutoring Recruitment Team with focused recruitment of volunteer tutors.
• Manage the tutor sign-up process to assign tutors to upcoming tutoring programmes, working with the Engagement Coordinator on local volunteer recruitment.
• Deliver training for tutors on an on-going basis.
• Develop and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders in partner schools, including members of the Senior Leadership Team and subject teachers.
• Update and maintain Action Tutoring’s database, including collecting data for monitoring and evaluation purposes, such as attendance records, baseline and interim assessments and end of programme surveys. Reporting regularly on key performance indicators.
• Work with the London Programme Manager on business development, approaching new schools that might be interested in working with Action Tutoring.
• Proactively report to the London Programme Manager on the details of Action Tutoring’s operations in your partner schools.
• Any other responsibilities reasonably deemed necessary.
• A*-C in maths and English at GCSE (or equivalent experience ).
• Right to work in the UK.
We are looking for some of the following attributes, though you might be more experienced in some areas than others:
Being the sole representative for a partner school, you will need to use your ability to work independently and with initiative, often organising your own time to meet deadlines. You’ll also need to have a strong aptitude for developing relationships with a range of stakeholders ensuring you uphold high standards of communication and adapt your style for different audiences. The nature of this role will also require you to demonstrate adaptability, resilience and the ability to cope with some uncertainty. This position would suit you if you’re looking to develop your experience in the education or charity sectors. Existing experience of working with young people and/or project management in a charity or education setting would be an asset. As a charity that values and celebrates people's diversity and champions opportunities for all young people, we are keen to receive applications from people who have experienced disadvantage and from those who are of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented in the organisation. The role would be best suited if you are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as, committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. If you are dedicated to ensuring young people from all backgrounds reach a meaningful level of academic attainment and are passionate about bringing about this change, please apply today or get in touch for more information.
You will likely be more successful in this role if you have:
• Experience of working with young people and/or project management.
• Evidence of an interest in education and/or the third sector.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
A little bit about the role
The Programme Management team manages the national logistical and support functions for Frontline’s programmes, ensuring teams are well supported to deliver the programmes effectively and participants and leaders have an excellent experience.
As a member of the charity’s leadership group, you will have the opportunity to work across the organisation with peers to play a key role in influencing and developing a culture that enables colleagues to do their best work. As such, you will bring your knowledge and experience to help achieve our mission to transform the lives of vulnerable children and families.
The Frontline Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring effective operations, systems, and processes are designed and implemented across the Frontline and Consultant Social Worker (CSW) programmes.
Programme Management’s ultimate goal is to ensure a first-class experience for participants and leaders while providing them with the best possible conditions to maximise their learning, as well as ensuring that the teaching team is supported to a high level. To achieve this, you will look at how our systems and processes can be improved through a common-sense and data-led approach and will produce innovate solutions to intractable problems.
Some key responsibilities include:
- Embed mechanisms, processes and systems across the Frontline and CSW programmes that are effective, sensible, applied consistently and promote continual improvement.
- Oversee the high-level event operations of Frontline’s Readiness for Practice Stage (five weeks of teaching that takes place both in-person and online during July-Aug).
- Line management of Frontline Ops Officer & Academic Registrar: set expectations, support, & inspire to deliver on team objectives to a high standard.
- Monitor operational interdependencies, identify potential risks, and implement mitigation measures where required.
A little bit about you
This role requires someone who is experienced in leading and managing others, with a passion for developing quality systems and processes that run with efficiency. We’re looking for someone who can show exemplary project management skill, a strategic thinker with the ability to conceptualise and translate processes and get others on board with their changes.
We have a fast-moving culture within the team and organisation, so we’re looking for someone who is who is well organised, details-focused and can use their initiative to do what works. You will have excellent communication skills, be able to build relationships with people and be willing to learn. There are lots of opportunities for growth and development in this role – and for the right candidate to make the role their own.
If you feel you have the skills to make a real impact and contribute to creating lasting social change for children and families, we would love to hear from you.
We have increased the diversity of Frontline’s workforce in the last 12 months, but we need to do more to have greater racialised minority representation in our senior roles. We know the value racialised minority voices bring and therefore, we are strongly encouraging applicants from these backgrounds to apply. We are also a disability confident employer and welcome applicants with disabilities.
We reserve the right to close this role ahead of the deadline once we reach a suitable number of applications, so please apply as soon as you can!
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Using Anonymous Recruitment
Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) is a leader in infrastructure and international development with strong links with development agencies, government and industry. We develop research, policy and practice in infrastructure investment, labour standards, climate change, transparency and accountability and local content in line with our mission to help reduce and eventually eliminate poverty.
EAP is seeking a self-motivated Programme Manager to help deliver quality results with its growing portfolio of programmes. Across the programmes you oversee, you’ll be responsible for coordinating their successful delivery of quality results. Initially you will focus on an anti-corruption programme funded by the US Government and EAP’s contribution towards FCDO’s Green Cities and Infrastructure programme. You will work with EAP's senior leadership and its advisors, project partners and beneficiaries, funders and other stakeholders to maximise positive impact. You’ll strengthen EAP's programmes by managing specific budgets, KPIs, project plans, sub-grants and monitoring and evaluation efforts using established systems.
The programmes and projects you will work on will vary and evolve over time, as we strengthen donor and client relationships together. You’ll also have a role in shaping our future work, contributing to business development by coordinating grant proposals, commercial bids and strategic partnerships. You will also help to organise board meetings and international workshops.
Across all our programmes, professional communication, branding of EAP and stakeholder (new) engagement and management is key. Programme delivery is rarely linear so you must be comfortable in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments.
The appointee will also take on for the same role for CoST, the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative – a transparency and accountability programme which operates in 20 countries and for which EAP hosts its International Secretariat.
You will be working remotely with in-person team meetings usually held in London 4 to 5 times a year. We are open to candidates living outside of the UK.
If you wish to apply, pllease submit a CV with a one page covering letter by 10am GMT Monday 11 December 2023.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Head of Education will provide strategic direction for the Trust’s educational programmes – ensuring that our educational offer continues to be high quality, engaging, and forward looking. You will manage our Education Team, drive our educational programmes and pedagogical approach, and play a crucial role in the organisation as a member of the Senior Management Team.
The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and understanding of Holocaust education and be nationally recognised as a leader in the field. They will have leadership experience and have the ability to inspire a team.
This is a hybrid role with an expectation you will be in our Central London office a minimum of 3 days per week.
You will have responsibility for our core educational approach and programmatic offer, while managing the team who deliver our day-to-day programmes and initiatives. You will provide expert direction and support on the development and delivery of robust, engaging and accessible content which educates and inspires.
Specific areas of responsibility are set out below.
- Educational vision and approach: together with our Director of Programmes and Senior Management Team, you will ensure that our strategic vision is ambitious and fit for purpose. You will be responsible for ensuring the Trust’s approach to Holocaust education continues to be in line with international best practise. You will be expected to ensure that the Trust’s work is dynamic, and that our approach reflects contemporary issues.
- Partnerships: you will build partnerships with schools, school networks, ITT providers, and other delivery partners, to ensure the Trust has significant reach and positive impact on teaching and learning across the country.
- Profile: you will represent the Trust and raise the profile of the Trust’s work across the education sector.
- Programme Delivery: you will ensure that the strategy, aims, and objectives of the Education Team are met, that reach/impact is monitored and that this feeds into our programme planning. You will work closely with the LFA team, including leading on up to three LFA projects per academic year.
- Line management: you will manage our Education Team, providing the necessary direction, guidance and support required for them to deliver our programmes. You will create and implement development opportunities for the Education Team, promoting a culture of high standards and delivery aligned with our organisational values
- Freelance educators: you will oversee the recruitment and retention of our freelance educators
- Budgeting and financial monitoring: you will be responsible for the Education Team’s annual budget and expenditure.
- Impact and evaluation: you will work with our Data & Evaluation Manager to ensure our newly created monitoring and evaluation framework is implemented across our programmes.
Please read through the full job description and person specification attached, and located on our website, for more information.
All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK at time of application.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. Therefore, all applicants will undergo strict vetting procedures and safeguarding checks before appointment and relevant pre-employment checks (this includes but is not limited to: DBS checks, qualification checks, reference checks and identity checks). This role involves regulated activity relevant to children, therefore It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are proud to be partnering with Turn2Us to recruit for their new Information Programmes Assistant. Turn2Us is a national charity that provides practical information and support to people facing income shocks and financial insecurity.
This role is being offered on a hybrid basis on a 4-month fixed term contract.
The Information Programmes Assistant offers administrative and coordination support to the Information Programmes team, focusing on meeting support and logistics. Primary duties include aiding in the registration of new users on the e-learning system, responding to inquiries from service users, and fulfilling other reasonable tasks as directed by the Project Support Officer or the Head of Information Programmes.
The ideal candidate for this role will be organised and possess strong oral and written communication skills. You will be proficient with Microsoft Office suite, CRM databases, and virtual meeting tools. The right candidate will have a background in delivering administrative support to busy hybrid teams. Additionally, you will demonstrate resilience and strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to operate independently as a self-starter.
As a specialist Recruitment Practice, Prospectus is committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
About the role:
We have been awarded a Department for Education contract to deliver high quality training to kinship carers across England, which will complement our existing progammes and services, including our national Peer-to-Peer Programme, innovative programmes commissioned by local authorities in England and Wales and our free information and advice services including Kinship Compass.
In order to reach and support more kinship carers with these programmes and services, we are building a new Marketing Team – comprising a Head of Marketing, Marketing Manager and Marketing Officer - to develop and deliver integrated, strategic and creative marketing campaigns and strategies.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, senior-level marketeer with a strong track record in overseeing the development and delivery of effective and successful multi-channel marketing strategies targeted at a range of audiences to join us as our Head of Marketing. We’re looking for someone excited to hit the ground running in developing a new team and function, and who is able to plan strategically and creatively about how to maximise engagement and acquisition with a small in-house team. You will play a crucial role in supporting Kinship’s growth including through income generation, by increasing brand awareness and developing compelling marketing offers for key audiences including kinship carers, local authorities and referral partners.
A strategic thinker and natural collaborator, you’ll be able to work across the organisation to develop integrated marketing strategies and plans across all of Kinship’s services and programmes, and ensure these align with our wider external communications, including to our Kinship Community of around 12,000 carers. You’ll also be comfortable getting involved in the operational delivery of our marketing plans, supporting your team of two and demonstrating an insight and audience-led approach to both digital and offline marketing, thriving in an environment where you’ll be responsible for overseeing the progress of various strands of marketing activity.
You will have significant experience in leading marketing teams in the charity sector, and have demonstrable experience in delivering successful, engaging marketing strategies in-house. You will have experience of operating at a senior management level – perhaps as a Senior Manager, Head of or other senior-level role, adept at working with senior level internal and external stakeholders.
We will guarantee interviews to any candidates with experience of kinship care (either of being in kinship care or of being a kinship carer) who demonstrate that they meet the essential skills and experience outlined below.
What we’ll offer you
Kinship offers 30 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time) as well as a generous pension scheme. This fixed-term role is open to flexible working (school hours would be considered). We have an excellent wellbeing offer including the Employee Assistance Programme and clinical supervision. We will invest in your professional development with training and career development opportunities.
Kinship is committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion. We believe our work is greatly enhanced by the varied backgrounds, experiences and views represented within our teams. We aim to create inclusive teams, celebrate differences and encourage everyone to join us and be their true self at work. We therefore encourage applications from anyone who fits our values, whatever their religion or belief, sex, gender identity, race, age, sexuality or disability and are actively seeking candidates that can bring real innovation and commitment to us.
This is a fantastic time to join a supportive and well-established team within an organisation with rapid growth ambitions. This role will be what you make it and we’re looking for someone to seize this opportunity!
Please apply for this role through BeApplied. You will be asked to answer four questions and attach your CV. You will have max 250 words per answer.
- Tell us why you’re interested in working for Kinship in this role. Please also include how your personal values align with ours - Step up, Be stronger together, Be bold and Put people first.
- If you were offered the role, what would your priority actions be in the first three months and why? Tell us about what you’d need to find out and what would be your approach to the role?
- How would you ensure your team are motivated, high performing and happy in their role?
- This role will involve working with a wide range of stakeholders across the kinship care landscape, to gather views, insights and contributions. How would you go about identifying, listening to and working with stakeholders and seeking consensus? What would you do when consensus cannot be reached?
Application deadline: 9:00am on Monday 11 December 2023
1st interview date: Friday 15 December 2023 (online)
2nd interview date: Monday 18 December 2023 – in-person (Vauxhall). The interview process will be two stages online (on Zoom) and for the second interview you will be asked to create a presentation (you will hold full copyright and ownership of the presentation and contents) and there will be a timed written task.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Yes Futures empowers young people to believe in themselves and discover their personal potential.
We are a multi-award winning charity, established in 2012. Our successful programmes have already made a proven difference to the lives of over 2800 young people through partnerships with 71 schools.
We are ambitious about expanding our impact to many more young people and we are seeking a passionate and driven Programme Manager to join delivery team and help us scale our programmes to more schools.
Programme Manager role
We are now looking for an enthusiastic and committed Programme Managers to join our existing Programme Team in February 2024. As a Programme Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Yes Futures programmes in-person, in our partner primary and secondary schools.
We have a permanent full-time position to support schools in London & surrounding South-West Counties (Includes: Central & South-West London, East Berkshire, South Bucks & Surrey).
We also have a part-time position (0.5 FTE basis) (6-month fixed-term) for maternity cover to support schools in North & West London & surrounding counties (including: Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Berkshire).
You will be one of a small team of Programme Managers, dedicated to delivering excellent programmes which make a positive difference to the lives of students. The main responsibilities of the Programme Manager role are:
- Responsible for the care and wellbeing of all students in your schools on the programme;
- Communicating with parents where necessary during the programme, by email, letter and telephone;
- Planning and delivering whole-group workshops for students;
- Planning and delivering information and celebration events for students and parents;
- Facilitating the in-person and online volunteer coaching team to deliver student coaching sessions. As well as delivering coaching sessions to students, where required;
- Developing business and charity partnerships for day trips;
- Planning and delivering the day trips included in the programme;
- Supporting the planning and delivery of the Into the Wild residentials;
- Implementing discipline procedures, including reporting serious discipline issues;
- Implementing all necessary Health and Safety and Child Protection procedures, including recording and reporting any incidents;
- Ongoing communication with the school and Yes Futures head office regarding student engagement and progress.
Organisation and administration
- School onboarding, including ensuring that dates are planned, students are recruited and parental agreements are returned;
- Planning and organising the logistical elements of the programme (timetables, activities, sessions plans etc) through liaising with Yes Futures head office, school staff, businesses, charitable organisations and the rest of the Coaching team;
- Creation of Risk Assessments, parent letters and programme-related documents for schools;
- Sourcing materials needed for programme sessions, including lunches for trips;
- Assisting with finance and petty cash where required.
Management of volunteer Yes Futures Coaches
- Managing and developing the skills of your Coaching teams (usually 2-6 adults per school);
- Ongoing communication with your Coaching teams, to foster their enthusiasm and commitment;
- Supporting Coach recruitment for future programmes;
- Supporting the planning and delivery of training for Coaches;
- Maintaining accurate and secure records of Coaches’ personal information, absences, sickness and other relevant information.
Evaluation and reporting
- Facilitating the pre-, mid- and end of programme evaluations;
- Oversight and input of key student monitoring data and impact data;
- Debriefing and ongoing feedback collection from schools and Coaches;
- Ensure all work is carried out in an effective and timely manner to support continued high standards of the Yes Futures programmes.
Programme Managers will also be given the opportunity to support with other Head Office functions, including but not limited to:
- Strengthening our strategy, programme design and theory of change;
- Supporting the marketing of Yes Futures to new schools and customers;
- Developing our fundraising strategy through bid writing and other fundraising tasks;
- Establishing relationships with key partner organisations;
- Planning our future Ambassador offer and other pilot programmes.
In addition, as part of our focus on employee development, you will be able to dedicate time to individual personal development opportunities and gain further professional growth through leading working groups in strategic areas in which you are interested.
Benefits to you
Yes Futures is an incredible place to work. In the past two years, we have been awarded places in both the Top 100 Social Enterprises UK and the Escape 100: Best Companies to Escape To.
This is a unique opportunity to have an incredible impact, by joining our ambitious team at this exciting stage in the charity’s growth. You will have significant ownership over your work, enabling you to thrive and grow your talents in a collaborative environment alongside a supportive, fun team of colleagues.
As well as a generous reward package, we provide:
- 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays, increasing year-on-year to 30 days’ holiday after five years of service.
- Additional 3 days’ volunteering leave, so you can focus on your other charitable passions.
- Workplace pension with employer contribution of 5%.
- Flexible approach to work (remote working and flexibility around core hours 10am-4pm)).
- Generous CPD allowance for professional development and qualifications.
With us, you will make a tangible difference to thousands of young people’s lives.
Some testimonials from our current employees:
- "Yes Futures is an extremely positive and supportive working environment. All employees are valued and encouraged to contribute across all areas of the charity. My team are so enthusiastic and passionate about the fundamental ethos - helping to build a positive future for young people."
- "As well as every day being different, and the work we do being so rewarding, we have a fantastic team of dedicated, intelligent, interesting, passionate people! It's wonderful to be part of it all!"
- "I work with a supportive team with great passion and energy. We are all so different but share a passion for supporting young people. Our CEO is an inspiration and leads the way with her positivity, drive and enthusiasm."
How to apply
If you would like to apply, please send a CV and cover letter (max 500 words) to applications @ yesfutures. org. Please quotie the role applying for and your name in the subject line (e.g. “Programme Manager (Ref - LSWC or NWSC & Your Name”) by Wednesday 3 January (9am).
- Your motivations for applying
- Your experience to date and its relevance to the role
- How you meet the person specification for the role
- The date from which you are available to start
Dates and recruitment timeline
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a first-stage online interview taking place on 11 & 12 January. Successful candidates will then be invited to an Assessment Centre and Interview taking place on Wednesday 18 January (in-person at our Brixton office in London). Please keep these dates free.
Ideally, we are looking for a Programme Manager to start by mid-February in order to provide a comprehensive induction and handover prior to the next delivery cycle in March (though there may be some flexibility to accommodate the right candidate).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We inspire children and young people across London and beyond, using data to understand the barriers they face and connecting them with a range of employers and opportunities to open doors to their success.
We are seeking a Programme Officer to join our Work Experience Team.
Our Work Experience programme provides a taster of the ‘World of Work’ helping to raise career aspirations and support academic progression. Our team work with local and central London employers and education providers to source, manage and co-ordinate placements for over 5,000 young people each academic year.
This is an excellent opportunity for an organised, enthusiastic and confident individual to join us in a role which has responsibility for ensuring suitable and safe work experience placements are sourced, managed and available for students.
Key Responsibilities of the role include:
- To secure, update and manage work experience placements.
- To handle telephone enquiries about the work experience programme, communicating with teachers, employers, parents and schools.
- To be a key point of contact for schools/educational establishments managing and overseeing the work experience process.
- To ensure all documentation is completed in accordance with Inspire and funder requirements and guidance.
- To produce information and provide support to the Head of Work Experience and other team members.
- Completing one-to-one interviews with students with additional needs to ensure suitable placements are secured.
- Managing placements using a bespoke ICT system.
Please see job description for more details.
How to apply
In order to apply, please submit your CV and covering letter.
Inspire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful candidates will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
This position is available immediately. We will review applications as we receive them and aim to appoint as soon as we meet the right person.
Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Service
We are looking for a Head of Service to join the team in this home working role.
If you want to play a pivotal part in shaping the lives of children, young people, and families within Birmingham, then we would love to hear from you.
Position: 2394 Head of Service
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 24th December 2023
Shortlisting Date: 27th December 2023
Stage One Interview Date: 3rd January 2024
Final stage interview Date: 17th January 2024
You will be working for one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.
The organisation provides support to families in Birmingham with children aged 0 – 5 as part of the Birmingham Forward Steps partnership.
You will be responsible for leading a team of passionate professionals, ensuring the provision of high-quality services and programmes that meet the diverse needs of children and families. You will work closely with multiple partners and the communities of Birmingham to ensure that Birmingham Forward Steps deliver effectively throughout the Children’s Centres and Family Hubs.
As the Head of Service, you will be a principled and visionary leader with a track record of expecting and eliciting high standards and driving strategic direction in a complex and dynamic environment.
You are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, young people and families. You will have knowledge and experience of developing and implementing appropriate services that support children and families holistic development, resulting in successful, quality outcomes, with a focus on continuous improvement and learning.
Your effective communication skills will see you work successfully in collaboration with a diverse range of stakeholders and partners and you approach change with adaptability, resilience and kindness.
If you are ready to make your mark in the largest service and develop it for the future, we look forward to meeting you.
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About the Organisation
An innovative leading children's charity delivering projects to support disadvantaged children, young people, their families and communities, working with a range of partners to provide creative solutions including children and family centres, school counselling, pre-school nurseries, family support and children affected by imprisonment and offending.
- Continuous professional development
- Regular support through supervision, appraisal & wellbeing initiatives
- In house learning platform
- Generous pension scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Healthcare cash plan
- Charity discount scheme
We actively encourage applications from a broad and deep range of backgrounds and experiences.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.
The organisation is a Living Wage Employer.
Other roles you may have experience of could include Service, Service Manager, Director of Service, Head of Service, Children’s Service, Family Service, Children and Family Service, Head of Childrens Service, Service Manager Children and Young People, Children’s Registered Manager, Social Work Manager, Director Childrens Services, Social Worker, Family Support Service Manager.
PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.